March 1st, 2017

NDP announces opposition motion to tackle tax havens, loopholes and giveaways that benefit the wealthy

February 27th, 2017

OTTAWA – The NDP is calling on the Liberal government to come clean with Canadians and explain what they are doing to resolve network failures that have prevented RCMP officers from properly doing their job. The RCMP Commissioner has said that network computer outages prevent officers from connecting to the system, sometimes for up to 11 hours, which puts Canadians and officers at risk.

February 27th, 2017

OTTAWA – In the wake of new research from the Canadian Medical Association Journal on the benefits of universal drug coverage, NDP Health Critic Don Davies is calling on the federal Liberal government to seize this opportunity and take action.

February 23rd, 2017

Romeo Saganash, NDP critic for Indigenous affairs, made the following statement:

February 21st, 2017

NDP MP Tracey Ramsey made the following statement in the House of Commons on the passing of Bob White

February 21st, 2017

François Choquette, NDP Official Languages Critic, made the following statement on International Mother Language Day:

February 21st, 2017

Ottawa - Liberals must move quickly to address the lack of resources at our border in the face of increased numbers of asylum-seekers. They can begin by restoring the several thousand jobs that were cut from Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) under the Conservative and support organizations that provide shelter, including medical and psychological support services.

February 17th, 2017

OTTAWA – New Democrats are blasting the Liberal government’s move this week to essentially neutralize legislation intended to protect Canadians from being denied benefits by insurance companies or job protection because of genetic conditions discovered through testing.

February 16th, 2017

NDP Agriculture and Agri-Food critic, Ruth Ellen Brosseau, made the following statement:

February 16th, 2017

OTTAWA- OTTAWA- NDP critic for Indigenous and Northern Affairs, MP Romeo Saganash (Abitibi – Baie-James – Nunavik – Eeyou), has signed a letter to the Prime Minister and the Minister of Public Services, asking that the Langevin Block be renamed. The building was named after one of the Fathers of Confederation, Hector-Louis Langevin, a man who was also responsible for the creation and implementation of the Indian Residential School system in Canada. In 2008, Canada formally apologized for the Indian Residential Schools and recognized the tragedy that occurred and continues to occur due to ongoing intergenerational effects.

February 16th, 2017

The Young New Democrats of Canada issued the following statement:

February 14th, 2017

New Democrat critic for Indigenous affairs, Romeo Saganash, made the following statement following the Ontario Superior Court of Justice decision in the Brown v. Canada case:

February 14th, 2017

OTTAWA – On Tuesday, Liberal MPs voted down an NDP motion calling on the government to apologize for abandoning its promise to reform Canada’s outdated and unfair voting system.

February 13th, 2017

OTTAWA – New Democrats are urging Prime Minister Trudeau to stand up for Canadians' values and priorities in his meeting with U.S. President Trump later today. 

February 13th, 2017

OTTAWA —Several Members of Parliament have taken on new critic roles in the NDP Shadow Cabinet. Nathan Cullen (Skeena-Bulkley Valley) is now the party’s critic for Ethics and will also take on the role of Deputy Critic for Finance. Quebec MP Karine Trudel (Jonquière) will serve as Deputy Critic for Ethics. The NDP Lieutenant for Quebec, Alexandre Boulerice (Rosemont-La Petite Patrie), will take on the role of Finance Critic.

February 10th, 2017

When asked yesterday by a concerned Canadian why he was abandoning democratic reform, Justin Trudeau blamed the NDP and tried to scare Canadians instead of taking responsibility for breaking his promise.

February 8th, 2017

OTTAWA – On Wednesday, the NDP announced it will be forcing a vote on the Liberals decision to break their promise to change Canada’s electoral system and make 2015 the last election held under the current outdated and unfair voting system.

February 7th, 2017

OTTAWA – On Tuesday, marking the two year anniversary of the Supreme Court’s landmark decision on medical aid in dying, NDP Justice Critic Murray Rankin issued a scathing assessment of the government’s restrictive rules on physician assisted dying legislation.

February 3rd, 2017

Sheila Malcolmson, NDP Critic for the Status of Women, made the following statement:

February 1st, 2017

New Democrat Critic for Democratic Reform, Nathan Cullen, made the following statement:

February 1st, 2017

OTTAWA – New Democrat Ethics critic Alexandre Boulerice tabled his bill to ban preferential access to ministers and the prime minister at private fundraising events. The bill would give the ethics commissioner greater authority and latitude to investigate these activities.

February 1st, 2017

New Democrat Multiculturalism critic Rachel Blaney made the following statement on Black History Month: